GEORGE EDWIN HOLMES

George Edwin Holmes, 84, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.

George was born Oct. 27, 1934 in Harrisville to the late Edwin and Florence (Phillips) Holmes. He served in the United States Army. On Oct. 26, 2001, he married Janice K. McCoy. George owned and operated ABC Homes, until retiring in 2010. He was a member of the Exchange Club and enjoyed golfing.

Surviving are his wife, Janice; three sons, Brian (Rene) Holmes, Jeff (Louanne) Holmes, Mark (Teena) Holmes; Janice’s children, Ron (Kim) Wittenberg, Doris (Mark) Babich, Gary (Nancy) Wittenberg; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Helen Holmes, Myrtel (John) Gilgallon; and two nephews.

Mr. Holmes was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Masich.

Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.